New York: Minton, Balch & Company, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. 291pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Black cloth over boards, with the title stamped in white on the backstrip, and stamped in red on the front board. Spine rolled; front board negligibly stained; tender front hinge; bookseller's ink stamps on front endpaper; text block just starting to crack at p. 129. Overall, the book is quite sturdy. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle. Good +. Item #55455
A medieval tale of peasants in Germany in the 1850s, with some macabre and grotesque elements.